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Total crime 28%
Violent crime 6%
Property crime 33%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUrbana/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,383n/a (estimate)3,2912,3372,580
Murder2n/a4.86.95.0
Rape24n/a57.146.042.6
Robbery57n/a135.6111.586.2
Assault67n/a159.4239.7246.8
Violent crime150n/a (estimate)357404381
Burglary198n/a471.1306.7376.0
Theft1,012n/a2,407.91,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft23n/a54.7153.8228.9
Property crime1,233n/a (estimate)2,9341,9332,200

Key findings

  • Urbana crime rates are 28% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Urbana are 6% lower than the national average
  • In Urbana you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Urbana is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Urbana has decreased by 11%

Urbana crime map

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The Urbana crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Urbana as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Urbana crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Urbana (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Urbana, Illinois is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Urbana are 1.41 times more than the Illinois average and 1.28 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Urbana are 1.13 times less than than Illinois and 1.07 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Urbana are 1.52 times more than than Illinois and 1.33 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Urbana (higher is better)

      Is Urbana safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Urbana to other cities in the state and across the country, Urbana is 16% safer than other cities of Illinois and 26% safer than other cities in the nation. Urbana has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Urbana

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Urbana is 1 in 281
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Urbana is 1 in 35
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Urbana is 1 in 31
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Urbana? If you reside in Urbana, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 281. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 35 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Urbana, is 1 in 31.

      Year Over Year Crime In Urbana (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Urbana is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Urbana violent crime rates have increased by 6%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 13% year over year. Total crimes for Urbana has decreased by 11% in the same time frame.

      Urbana police department

      ItemUrbanaIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7030,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.63.3
      There are a total of 70 Urbana police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.3% less than the Illinois average and 48.2% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Homer, IL1,289000
      Gifford, IL8490273273
      Mahomet, IL7,996115646761
      Tolono, IL3,101145667812
      Philo, IL1,627151723874
      Sidney, IL1,363169807976
      Thomasboro, IL1,1221858851,070
      Urbana, IL41,9413572,9343,291

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      Rohnert Park, CA41,9285151,7272,242
      Burleson, TX41,9622791,6301,909
      Plainfield, IL41,881121737858
      Catonsville, MD42,0274862,1062,592
      Kearny, NJ42,029901,5991,689
      Urbana, IL41,9413572,9343,291
      Source: The Urbana, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.